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Jul 16, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >>> the u.s. army released the name of a soldier from napa who was killed wednesday in afghanistan. chase stanley was one of several soldiers that died. >>> lawmakers in sacramento have passed and the governor has already signed into law a law that will make bart supervisors more responsible. >> reporter: greater trans transparency was used in describing the new law. >> doing nothing was not an option. >> reporter: the new law authored by sandra swanson and signed by governor arnold schwarzenegger appoints an independent auditor. it also creates an 11 member citizen review board to recommend disciplinary action. >> this is a new page in bart's history. >> reporter: the new law is the latest change at bart is the shooting death of oscar grant the iii by mehserle about a year and a half ago. >> things that go wrong prior to this, the bart police department did it themselves. it was our own internal affairs. after january of 2009, that had to stop. >> it gives us another place to go, they look at our training, they look at our policy. they look at the investigations and they can spot
ABC
Jul 6, 2010 5:00pm EDT
-year-old served a half century in the u.s. senate. today's service and burial were the culmination of a entire week of memorials. >>> you could soon be paying for more stamps. u.s. post office wants to increase the price of a stamp by 2 cents to 46 cents. now it's been dodged by massive losses and declining mail volume and faces a financial crisis the proposed price increases would average about 5% and cover first class, advertising mail, periodicals, packages and other services. the request now goes to the independent postal rate commission. >>> well, today a harford county elementary school prepared for the worst, a violent attack on school grounds. an emergency preparedness drill was held at deerfield elementary school in edgewood. the drill included two scenarios, a masked gunman storming the school and armed men taking hostages at the school. each scenario is designed to take place when school is in session and involves a lockdown, evacuation procedure and injuries. >> we have a bunch of volunteers working for us today. we have teachers, we have students, parents, that have al
ABC
Jul 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. u.s. team 1, i haven't -- uh plane 1 writes it was like a >>> the maryland geological survey's website lists the strongest confirmed tremor in maryland was a 3.1 in hancock out in washington county. we are live in northeast baltimore where they have seen it all this week. >> reporter: well, you know, we were fortunate, i mean, as rare as that earthquake was, it was not particularly strong relative to what earthquakes can do, but, still, the reports coming in out of montgomery county, a 3.6. abc 2 was the first on the air to report that quake, but no damage out here from the quake. the hot weather has really helped things out out here. we have really stepped on the gas. 2:00 p.m. is crunch time, we have 24 hours to go. the crews are continuing to work around the clock to get this project done. the rain was a set back and today's quake could have pushed the project back even further. here's more. >> reporter: the rain is gone, but something happened this morning that could have put the project behind even further. >> we were the first ones to bring this to you, there was an earth
FOX
Jul 30, 2010 5:00pm PDT
spread throughout the u.s. the two new cases bring the total for the mosquito bourn illness to 46 in florida since september. dange fever is the most common virus transmitted by mosquitoes. it causes 10 million infections and 25,000 deaths worldwide each year. >>> new research suggests calcium supplements have little affect on bone health. new england researchers found a majority of heart attacks were seen those taking calcium rich supplements. the same heart attack rate was not found in those who ate calcium rich diets. >>> taking a live look at our bay area weather and pretty much sums it up. let's check in with our chief meteorologist bill martin, we'll do so when we come back. to see what it's going to be like for your weekend. >>> what we've just learned about crime rates and it's good news. what police and residents believe is behind a decrease in crime in an infamously dangerous east bay city. >> as old gives way to the new, all three bay area airports repair for what they hope will be a much better economic future -- airports prepare for what they hope will be a much bette
FOX
Jul 25, 2010 5:00pm PDT
not the first time the tax man has taken issue with him. >>> the u.s. is trying to find two missing servicemen that the taliban has claimed to have captured. we'll have the latest on the war in afghanistan, coming up. >>> and rescue workers in china desperately search for victims of a landslide. why chinese officials are expecting more devastating weather, next in the news of the world. >>> price of gasoline has picked up slightly over the last few weeks. a new survey of gas stations released today shows the price of regular unleaded rose to $2.73 nationally, an increase of almost a penny. in the bay area, over the last month, prices rose about 2 to 3- cents a gallon. average price in oakland is $3.18. in san francisco, it's $3.24. and in san jose, it's $3.17. >>> oil giant bp confirmed it will begin drilling off the coast of libya in the next few weeks. the deep water drilling will take place in the gulf of serta, amid major concerns over bp's environmental and safety record after the gulf of mexico oil spill. the deal also follows reports that bp lobbied for the release of the loc
ABC
Jul 5, 2010 5:00pm EDT
u.s. history on the salt white sand of the florida panhandle, tourism dwindled to a third of usual. >> got here yesterday and it's beautiful. it's a relief that it's open. yesterday it was closed, but we are enjoying it. >> the story is the same for tourism around the gulf of mexico. >> we were relieved. all you hear is bad things. thought we would come and see something disgusting. >> half a world away, a grim warning for the gulf. 50 years of drilling and spills have left a legacy of oil. enough to coat your legs, leaving dead marshes. dead fish, unemployed fishermen and hungry children. >> my life is not okay because of the environment. >> in the gulf, there's no relief. stiff winds and choppy seas sidelined skimming boats. the world's largest skimmer ends two dais of tests inconclusively. the ship so big it dwor fs the titanic was not big enough to overcome high waves. there will be more tests tomorrow. bp's tab for that oil spill is now $3 billion. that's a billion a month. $33million a day. and every day, another million gallons of oil pours into the gulf of mexico. john, abc
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
sites in uganda's capital, including a church site, where u.s. missionaries received injuries. the most seriously injured, 16- year-old emily kerr stadder from el cut city. >> we're getting mixed stories, i'm not sure about emily, they are getting ready to medivac her to johansberg where they'll do further testing and we'll get a better prognosis. she obviously had some injury from the blast and grandmother broke an arm, which they have taken care of, so that she can travel with emily to johansberg. >> reporter: she had accompanied her grandmother, joanne and other members of the christ united methodist church in pennsylvania to help members of an adopted church in come pal a. >> as sad as it is in our world the reality is this can happen anywhere and at any time. >> reporter: emily attends the mount desails academy in catonsville and we're told it was her friends here who helped her to raise $4,000 for her charitable mission to africa. they say the teen and her grandmother called home last week asking to extend their stay until this week saying they were having a wonderful time. t
FOX
Jul 19, 2010 5:00pm PDT
partners back home to the u.s. >>> critics see this as just a ploy to get more people on the amnesty ban wagon. >> our view is if you fall in love with somebody, you can fall in love with them where they are. that's for straight or gay. >> it's all about keeping families together. it's all about treating people equally. >> reporter: in washington, carol han, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> several latin-american country want to join mexico in supporting a lawsuit challenging arizona's new immigration law. bolivia, columbia, el salvador, guatemala, nicaragua, paraguay and peru filed separate but nearly identical motions today. the countries agree with mexico, saying the arizona law would lead to racial profiling and hinder trade, tourism and the fight against drug trafficking. the arizona law is scheduled to take effect july 29th. >>> as for the weather here at home everything a warm weekend but a bit of a cooldown as we turn to bill martin. you say that's pretty typical this time of year. temperatures, a little cooler. we're going through the subtle changes right through the bay area week. a li
FOX
Jul 23, 2010 5:00pm PDT
philippines. mariano spent 20 years in the u.s. navy and served in the persian war before retiring from the service. >> he's a very quiet and nice guy. all i know is just go to work, home, work, home. >> reporter: those who knew mariano say they can't think of a reason why anyone would want to kill him. the shooting comes five days after another shooting in downtown oakland. there does not appear to be any connection between that shooting and this morning's. >> there's no evidence, no witnesses suggesting this case could be suggested. on the first case, there was a robbery that went bad. >> reporter: the city is offering a $10,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest in this morning's shooting. police are asking anyone with any information to please give them a call. reporting live in oakland, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an investigation is on the way this evening into the cause of a large fire early this morning that seriously damaged a house under construction in the oakland hills. it was reported just after 1:00 this morning on skyline boulevard by the time
FOX
Jul 27, 2010 5:00pm PDT
: a shooting at the u.s. holocaust memorial in washington, d.c., vandalism on the holocaust memorial in san francisco. according to the anti defamation league they are just two of the 1,111 anti-semitic incidents in 2009. california led the nation with 275 incidents last year. new york, new jersey and florida followed. >> we've had anti-semitic things sprayed on the congregation on the building itself. >> reporter: rabbi steven pierce is talking about the temple emmanuel. the high number of incidents in california could be attributed to the economy. when times are tough he says, people look for someone to blame. >> anti semitism is a perennial problem. it is 2,000 years old. it is always something that gets stoked by hatred. people that need to blame somebody, jews are a convenient target because they are very visible. very high profile in the city. >> reporter: via grash the director of the anti-semitic league. says it's all about education. more and more education at home and in the schools. reporting live here in san francisco, mike mibach. ktvu channel u channel 2 news. >>> a coa
FOX
Jul 15, 2010 5:24pm PDT
angeles district attorney's office -- officials in l.a. said they never heard from washington. the u.s. had requested switzerland extradite roman polanski. the los angeles courts say no, and that was a key factor in switzerland not approving the extradition. >>> a mistake nearly caused an east bay couple its lives. the warning sign of this devastating lifestyle. >>> that's what you are going to stab me now? and then i heard her scream. >>> friends describe the terrifying moments that unfolded in a south bay apartment complex as a feud turns fatal. san jose police are investigating the attacks by a man who neighbors say stabbed one woman and then fatally shot another. ktvu's robert handa is live now at that apartment complex with the very latest on this story for us, robert. >> reporter: healther, there are still a lot of questions remaining about this stabbing and shooting incident that took place at this san jose apartment complex last night including the motive. but many residents call the suspect a walking time bomb and some neighbors say they saw him go off. >> i saw a man stab a l
FOX
Jul 21, 2010 5:00pm PDT
department can chill like this because it's not quite as intense. >> good stuff. thank you, bill. >>> u.s. taxpayers are helping to foot the will for mexico's war on drugs. how are the millions being spent and who is winning the war? that's coming up next. >>> san francisco is a great place to be a vegetarian. that's the word from peta. they ranked san francisco 11th on the list of vegetarian and vegan-friendly cities. washington, d.c. came on top, followed by port, oregon, albuquerque, atlanta, seattle and vancouver. in april, san francisco passed a resolution for meatless mondays. >>> a new government report is out today and it's raising red flags about the money we're sending to mexico and central america to help fight the war op drugs. the u.s. has promised to send $1.6 billion under something called the mireeta initiative. as carol han explains, lawmakers are worried that money is not being spent wisely. >> reporter: the idea behind this initiative is to help mexico and central america to fight the war, they would send 1.6 billion to the u.s., money to buy heightened equipment, armor
ABC
Jul 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
special project's manager for the u.s. chamber of commerce. she has had two unsuccessful runs for office in montgomery county but she's well-known in the area. montgomery county is a key county in the race for government. roosevelt leftwich abc2 news. >>> governor o'malley will be awarded america's greatest educationer aware this weekend. national education association is praising o'malley for not making cuts. he got an early endorsment last on the. >>> the democratic race for harford county senate seat is heating up 24-hours after former senator filed to run for office. his challenger filed a formal complaint with the state board of elections today challenging the candidacy. washington claims he doesn't live in the district. >> anybody at any level can file for an office and pose to be somebody else in your home is not fair to the people who have to vote for you. if you misrepresent yourself to the people you'll misrepresent them in annapolis. >> i have owned property in this district over 40 consecutive years. it is not close call. >> we'll take a look at the two homes and have
ABC
Jul 8, 2010 5:00pm EDT
in that was created in 2006. when ten major u.s. food companies promised to devote at least half of their child tarted advertising to healthier products. such as lower sodium and campbell soup. along with information about good eating habits and exercise. and now, researchers of illinois, they have examined data in order to evaluate the affects of advertising before and after the initiative. and they found between 2003 and 2007 that exposure to ads for sweets and soft drinks, they decreased by 41%. in 2 to the 5-year-olds. almost 6 to 11-year-olds and 20% in the teenagers. but the exposure to the fast food ads, they increased almost 5% among the youngest group in that time. obesity rates in the young people, they have steadily increased in recent years. they believe that it is important to continue monitoring the tv food addicts and the exposure. in order to decrease the promotion of the unhealthy foods. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson. >> they are endangering the disappearance. how they are working to save them. that's coming up at 5:30. they will start if many ju
FOX
Jul 29, 2010 5:00pm PDT
fact that a u.s. district judge in phoenix stopped some of the most controversial provisions of the bill from taking effect. >> stopping people with probable cause, turning them over to i.c. e. she didn't restroke that. >> reporter: including the portion that included police to revoke immigration status if they think the person they stopped on a crime is in the country illegally. several protesters who were ready to be arrested were stopped. some in new york city staged their own showing of solidarity. >> we have more than appetite for is comprehensive immigration reform. that secures our border and forces our laws, protects our workers, unites our families and has a path to legalization. >> reporter: and despite the well publicized protest, recent polls show that almost half of californians and the majority of americans support the arizona immigration law. rob roth is live with that part of the story. >> reporter: we're in the foothill boulevard overpass, this is where dozens of people are expected to rally in support of arizona immigration bill. if you have already arrived, the ra
FOX
Jul 26, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. the u.s. state department says the documents do not represent what is currently going on. >> the fact that these are several years old, does not change our concern that this action risks our national security. the white house says -- wicki says it has another 15,000 jobs for future release. >> the war funding bill creates a dip lem ma for those opposed in the war. the bill is set to come up for a vote before congress leaves at the end of this week for its six-week summer recess. >>> city officials in san jose want to put a measure on the november ballot that would seek approval for a 10% tax on medical marijuana. if approved, the 10% tax would be highest marijuana tax in the state. opponents of the plan say the tax would put an undue burden on marijuana patients. the san jose city council is set to discuss the matter. the deadline to get this on the ballot is august 3rd. >>> the price of gas is up but only slightly in the last week. the latest survey from triple-a shows the national average is 2.74. that's an increase of about 2- cents since last week. in san francisco, a gallon avera
ABC
Jul 26, 2010 5:00pm EDT
organizations by a website called wiki leaks which in turn got them from a disgruntled u.s. serviceman. the taliban has used heat- seeking missels according to the documents. others say they helped insurgents in afghanistan while accepting billions of dollars in u.s. aid. the information endangers american lives. >>> president obama will appear on abc's the view on thursday. the interview will touch on topics including his administration's accomplishments, jobs, the economy, and the oil spill. the president last appear aide on the program back in march of 2008 while he was still a u.s. senator. he also was a featured guest in 2004 when promoting his book dreams from my father, a story of race and inheritance. his appearance is part of the show's red, white, and view campaign, which features political guests and discussions. you can catch the view every day at 11 here on abc 2. >>> a consumer alert. a warning for participants. it's used to calm a fussy baby. now it's being recalled. >>> violent incidents on college campuses are a concern for all of us. see how one local coll
FOX
Jul 28, 2010 5:00pm PDT
controversial immigration law goes into effect, a u.s. district judge has issued a ruling, applauded by the obama administration temporarily blocking the most contentious provision of the new law. arizona governor jan brewer, who signed the law in april, said the preliminary injunction will be appealed. >> it's a little bump in the road. we knew one side or the other was going to appeal. this begins the process. >> reporter: in her decision, judge sue soon bolton blocked a decision allowing local police officers to check the immigration status for those whom they have stopped. the u.s. justice department responded in a statement saying -- [ no audio ] >> reporter: "to seriously disrupt federal immigration enforcement." arizona attorney general terry goddard who opposed the law says wednesday's decision puts more pressure on the federal government. >> it seems to me that the federal government has an obligation to fix our broken immigration system. >> reporter: the rest of the immigration law goes into effect on thursday. in washington, i'm samantha hayes. >> and today's de
ABC
Jul 29, 2010 5:00pm EDT
baby go . s. the study named giants like mcdonald's and grocery stores and u.s. post office xyhanded out the receipt various studies linked them to health issues including cancers and hm the legis/t'" trying to ban it from children's products. for receipts it is used to coat the thermal paper. >> it has been pregnant nated with the bpa. >> the american chemistry council says receipts contain no level and is not readily absorbed through the skin. fees were collected in d.c. and several states including maryland. >>> looking at the data the group found retail workers who handled the receipts had 30% more bpa in their bodies than other adults. >>> the environmental work group suggests the following tips to reduce your exposure. if you shall unsure about these check to see if the paper has been treated by rubbing it with a coin. the paper will become discolored from the friction. regular paper will not. >>> the baltimore orioles have hired buck show walter has the next manager. his first game as the manager will be august 3rd. orioles fired dave tremble in june and replaced him
ABC
Jul 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. the crash killed all 152 people on board including two u.s. citizens. the plane went down in cloudy and rainy weather. >>> new at 5:00, a jury has award tens and millions to nearly two dozen victims of carbon monoxide poisoning. it happened in a hotel. today, a jury returned a 33.3 million verdict against the owner and operator of pure 5. nearly million and a half each. >>> in tonight's consumer alert, better business bureau is warning about door to door magazine camps. they have received more than 600 complaints to those in maryland. in a sales pitch, they may explain they are working to help get back on track or selling some subscription to help troops overseas. most the magazine never arrived. if you want to learn more and how to ro tect yourself, log to our website, abc tv. com and click on scam alert. >>> former governor is recovering from minor back surgery. and that an old college football to his neck and back, finally caught up with him. he's recovering well? >>> baltimore waterfront had plenty of water in the interior when the pipe burst evacuated. now it's reopen fo
FOX
Jul 22, 2010 5:00pm PDT
what matters. ♪ >>> two u.s. service members were killed today in a helicopter crash in afghanistan. the helicopters went down in the southern part of the country. the taliban has claimed responsibility of the deaths saying it shot down the aircraft. this is the third helicopter crash in that area in just two months. one was shot down, the other had mechanical problems. >>> in iraq, at least 15 people died and 21 others were injured when a car bomb exploded outside a mosque just north of baghdad. the blast ripped the walls off the building then set shattered glass everywhere, authorities blamed the attack on the home grown terrorist group. >>> two bay area genetics firms today defended their personalized dna test at a congressional hearing where one government investigator called the test mid-leading and useless. >> buyer beware. if you're going to buy these make sure you at least have your physician involved. although many of the experts say physicians cannot decipher these results either. >> reporter: in an undercover investigation, they tested dna from its staffers through four d
FOX
Jul 20, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: a fight noticed by lawmakers. critics call this an amnesty plan. >> as u.s. citizens, as nonu.s. citizens they have an obligation to get that college training in their home country. >> reporter: there's little chance that congress will act on comprehensive law reform this year, the paired down dream act may be the best chance these students have for citizenship. in washington, carol hann, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and there is much more news just ahead, ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 is next. >>> apple released its quarterly earnings today, coming up we'll have the numbers and analysis and what it all means for the company coming up on ktvu channel 2 news. >>> tonight we're learning a man involved in a shoot out had much bigger plans. where police say the suspect was planning to go on a shooting rampage. >>> it is known as the toxic trio. tonight details on a push to make nail salons safer. >>> good evening everyone, i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. >> we now know where the 580 freeway shooter was headed and who he was targeting when he got into a shooting with
ABC
Jul 26, 2010 5:00pm PDT
responsible for publishing the leaks says he's exposing u.s. war crimes. the white house says he's putting lives at risk. mark matthews is here now with more on the bay area reporter involved in bringing all of this to light. mark? >> this is being called one of the biggest intelligence breeches in u.s. history. 92,000 leaked reports, six years of classified records depicting a messy and brutal struggle in afghanistan. the information leaked includes reports the taliban are using heat-seeking missiles and that pakistan's military spy agency is in league with afghan insurgents including taliban. and accepting billions of dollars in u.s. aid. >> it's posing a real and potential threat to those working hard every day. >> the reports were first posted on wiki leaks, a whistle-blower web site. the information believed to be army specialist brad manning a 35-year-old analyst now in jail in kuwait. the founder of wiki links says there is no public evidence manning is the source. >> as far as we're able is that it's not that he is the source of the material. >> the computer hacker turning
ABC
Jul 23, 2010 5:00pm PDT
three minutes. and there is a bang on the doors and after that, silence he was working in the u.s.. his wife and children stayed behind. and this is similar to last sunday's when a virginia man was shot and killed. police want to talk to two people seen in this video taken before that shooting. >> and also an firefighters uncovered a pot-growing operation responding to an apartment fire. 3200 block of telegraph avenue this morning. investigators sate fire started on the first floor, spread together top where the plants were found. no one was home at that time. they're searching for the cause of the fire but ruled out it being electrical. >> starting tomorrow, vallejo will cut the number of police cars by half. it's a direct result of the city crushing deficit two. officers instead of one will be assigned to each car on the road to makeup for the lack of back up. this decision comes a week after the department announced it's also suspending it's canine and s.w.a.t. programs 90 days. >> another black eye for embattled crime lab. a police official says a $140,000 machine could be used to h
ABC
Jul 20, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. after 6:30, a fact check on the u.s. senate race. it's coming up at 6:00. >> and finally a philadelphia fifth grader took her fight against bullying to the white house. >> and president obama listened. in january, the 11 11:00 11:00 wrote a letter toot president explaining how she'd been getting bullied in her former school nearly every day. >> she's since transferred to another school. >> took my lunch. took my sandwich. my good sandwich, my mom would make me, fruit cups and juice eefrz day she'd ask did i get mail? her sisters would say they're not writing you back. he's got other things to do. >> that letter signed bit president came in march. >> and in it, the president thanked her and encouraged her to speak with her teachers about being bullied good for her. that is terrific. >> yeah. yeah what. a way to speak out go. right to the top. >> it's awful what kids do to each other. it's a big problem. >> and that ought to get that kid's attention. >> it better. >> world news is next. >> and from all of us here, appreciate your time. thanks for watching. our next newscast i
ABC
Jul 27, 2010 5:00pm PDT
evidence of u.s.-pakistani distrust. the president says the greater concern is developing a better strategy to win a war he claims was ignored seven years but the bush administration. >> still to come tonight an american auto maker announces a price of a much-anticipated all-electric car. >> san francisco's censored meters. how the city is bank owing them. >> and mild day ted. expecting a repeat tomorrow. then, changes coming up. i'll show you in the accu-weather forecast. >> it's not too late to plan an affordable summer get away. michael finney has tickets to low air fares but you need to act soon. >> the news continuesesesesesess >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> gm announced the price of the chevy volt today. the price is $41,000 but can roll out of the dealership door at $33,000 with tax credits. and there is taking orders with delivery by the end of the year. it's ran up 30,000 in 2012 coming fully loaded. >> there is standard-screen based navigation and fundamental element of the vehicle, extended range capability taking you from 40 miles up to 3
ABC
Jul 16, 2010 5:00pm PDT
strongest to hit within 30 miles of washington, d.c. since u.s. geological survey began keeping records. by mid morning 11,000 people had reporting feeling the fake quake. some as far as pennsylvania and west virginia. >> just started rumbling. the whole building i thought there was a jet going by. >> about five minutes before the thing happened the dog went nuts. began whimpering and complaining. and was very, very upset about something. >> this is common for us but strange in wad. >> state health officials warning consumers not to eat romaine lettuce products packaged by fresh express they may be contaminated by e coli. the company is recalling 40,000 cases in 19 states including here in california. the fresh express brand of romaine lettuce packaged in sizes from seven ounces to 32 ounces and they're marked with a use by dates of july 8 to july 12th and have the letter in that product code. >> and the state reached a settlement with two companies in an effort to eliminate lead in artificial turf used in schools and parks. there is tests found lead levels more than 10 times higher. gr
ABC
Jul 30, 2010 5:00pm PDT
perfectly clear that sarah, shane and josh have never worked for the u.s. government and that they're open-minded and add convenient truss young people. >> state of arizona is raking in donations for a fund to defend it's immigration law now receiving more than $1.6 million. 75,000 of that came in on wednesday. the day a judge brought the key pro vision of the immigration law. arizona immediately appealed a ruling and today, the court in san francisco said it will take up the case in early november. >> and prosecutors in portland oregon say a 54-year-old massage therapist accused mr. gore of groping her and making unwanted sexual advances. the prurt prosecutors say the case has problems among them, his accuser fail aid polygraph test and appears to have been paid by the "national enquirer". mr. gore denies accusations. >> coming up, a new study finds what is good for battling britel bones may not be good for the heart. >> and it's demolition day at minetta airport paving wait for a project to take off. >> it's going to be cool to warm this weekend. i'm jand patel. i'll show you the te
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 5:00pm PDT
of the company. >>> one of the missing u.s. sailors in afghanistan is now confirmed dead. justin mcneeley's family confirms that his body has been recovered. now, there is stilling a search going on for another sailor. the taliban claims to have kidnapped that second man. the two of them went missing friday. that was after an armored suv was seen driving into a taliban- held area of eastern afghanistan. it's not clear what they were doing in such a dangerous area. >>> president obama made his first public comments today about leaked u.s. military documents on the war in afghanistan. he says the disclosure could put individuals and operations at risk. more than 90,000 secret military documents were released over the weekend. among the revelations, that pakistan's intelligence agency is helping the taliban. an organization called wikileaks is responsible for releasing those documents. >>> anti-semitic incidents are on the rise in the state of california. the antidefamation league says there were 275 anti-semitic incidents in our state last year the highest in any state! there are a
CBS
Jul 30, 2010 5:00pm PDT
josh fattal while they were hiking last year. iran accuses them for spying for the u.s. but they haven't been tried or charged. their mothers appeared today on the "cbs early show." they want to get their kids out of iran before sarah's birthday next month. >> sarah has been in jail for her 31st birthday. we don't need her in jail for her 32nd birthday. >> we want people to raise their voices around the world. >> the three mothers also led a rally outside an iranian mission in new york today. it's one of more than 20 "free the hiker "rallies that will be held, including a noontime demonstration tomorrow at 16th street bart station. >>> bus riders are fed up. >> it came like 30 minutes late this morning. i was late to work. >> what the bus schedules look like for the weekend. >>> and stop shying away, ladies, from showing off your legs. the treatment that can make vericose veins instantly disappear. >>> and it's what's inside that counts. but does that apply when it comes to a cold one? the beer test, straight ahead. ,,,, [ female announcer ] jobs leaving. a budget disaster. calif
CBS
Jul 22, 2010 5:00pm PDT
u.s. department of justice to help with ongoing investigations. this to make up for a staffing shortage following 80 officer layoffs and also said oakland police are now going to focus on three things: gangs, guns and drugs. >> we are not here trying to punish the community or threaten the community. that's not it at all. we're following their directions at trying to find better ways to allow the community to report and so we can be more efficient. >> batts says to be more efficient, injured officers will work police phone lines. he is meeting with federal agencies next month to talk about possible help. >>> some other bay area headlines now. in santa clara, police are warning people to lock their doors and windows at night following a series of burglaries. in the past nine days, six homes have been broken into. in each case, the burglar entered through the home through an unlocked door or window when someone was home at the time. >>> sheriff's deputies have retrieved the body of a suspect shot and killed during a marijuana raid yesterday morning. deputies from santa clara and
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 5:00pm PDT
culturally. >> reporter: tong believes the vietnamese government sends entertainers to the u.s. to soften anti-communist sentiments among the community here. he says he is ready to spend hard time in prison calling it exile. >> the people in this country cannot distinguish between the evil doer and the defender so i'm sorry for this country. >> reporter: ly tong is expected to bail out of the santa clara county jail here at elmwood in milpitas tonight. he will be due back in court in august to enter a plea in this case. in the meantime a judge has also issued a protective order preventing him from getting anywhere close to the singer that he attacked with pepper spray for at least one year's time. allen that singer is now moved on performing in orange county. >> len ramirez in milpitas, thank you. >>> other headlines around the bay area, a 3.5 earthquake hit about 2:30 this afternoon. this is the cbs 5 seismograph. the quake was centered in the pacific. they say about 3 miles from daly city. >>> it was business as usual at an oakland restaurant after terrifying night for customers
CBS
Jul 21, 2010 5:00pm PDT
of the reasons the c-section rate has skyrocketed in the u.s. until the past 40 years it's gone from 5% in 1970 to more than 31% in 2007. some doctors have had legitimate concerns about vbac because there can be complications. >> the major risk of a vbac is the uterus rupturing. that happens in about 1% of the time. >> reporter: women who have had big babies or diabetic might require another ceasarean. they also might need one if they go past their due dates because it's too risky to induce. >> in the end we just want a healthy baby. >> reporter: however the newborn is delivered. -- stand sandra hughes, cbs news, los angeles. ,,,, "know the species, know the stain." lanolin-free coat, i know it's an alpaca. walks in here, looks says "hey look, it's a llama!" cleaning the stain like he would a llama stain. time he's wasting. ♪ call 1-800-steemer ,,,, we're working on for eyewitness news at 6. >>> i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for eyewitness news at 6:00. oakland moves ahead with plans for a megapot farm. industrial sized, if you will. this in a city that has lost much
CBS
Jul 29, 2010 5:00pm PDT
they believe are in the u.s. illegally. another saying immigrants must always carry their papers. and that undocumented workers cannot solicit work in public places. [ chanting ] >> protestors shut down streets near the arizona capital building as well as outside the sheriff's office. the sheriff said he had planned a crime sweep this afternoon. that was in areas where illegal immigrants conjugate. that has been postponed because of the civil disobedience. at least 50 people were arrested in phoenix throughout the day. >>> activists down in los angeles today chained themselves together with plastic pipes and handcuffs. it blocked traffic on a very busy wilshire boulevard west of downtown l.a. for hours. los angeles police arrested at least 10 people there. [ chanting ] >>> and in san francisco, protestors sounded off against the federal secure communities or s-com program. it provides that fingerprints booked into local jails will be checked against a national database. last month san francisco tried but failed to opt out because of its sanctuary city policy. >> he did billitating, un
CBS
Jul 28, 2010 5:00pm PDT
the u.s. supreme court. >>> but the arizona law has galvanized people across the country from those who want more liberal immigration policies to those who want immediate deportation of illegal immigrants. but the system isn't working. joe vazquez at one protest in san francisco tonight. >> reporter: a demonstration is under way right now in on the profit from federal building. we are actually right -- in front of the federal building. we are actually right behind the protest. demonstrators have gone out into the streets in front of the building on seventh street and are blocking at least one lane right now. let me show you some video. about 100 demonstrators have gathered by now. they say they are gathered here at the federal building because they want to pressure members of congress and the president for immigration reform. their version of immigration reform. many here feel that if the feds did more about immigration, states like arizona wouldn't feel like they had to take the law into their own hands. parts of that arizona law, they include the controversial provision requiring
FOX
Jul 14, 2010 5:00pm PDT
says it is testing the water to make sure that it is safe. >>> u.s. marines and forest service personnel tonight are battling a wildfire at camp pendleton. authorities say a training exercise on the marine base touched off that fire yesterday. it burned 3,000 acres but is 80% contained tonight. the flames have not approached any structures and no one has been hurt. >>> a brushfire that threatened homes yesterday near ventura county is also 80% contained tonight. although the flames there came within a few feet of some homes, no structures were bued. firefighters credit homeowners for clearing brush and creating a defensible space that spared those houses. a preliminary investigation indicates that fire started in a homeless encampment. >>> let's talk about our weather now. it seems to be the hottest day of the week. wouldn't you say? >> absolutely, frank. i think most of us felt that wairks especially inland. even along the coast. the fog has kind of gone away as it did yesterday afternoon. there's less fog coastside right now. the heat is coming out of the southwest. it's hot
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